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15ct Gold SUFFRAGETTE Bar Brooch

15ct Gold SUFFRAGETTE Bar Brooch

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Directory: Archives: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Art Nouveau: Pre 1910: Item # 1249148

Please refer to our stock # 2188A3149 when inquiring.
Steven Sher, Antique and Fine Jewellery
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10 Broadway, Crawley (Nedlands) Perth WA 6009
and Fremantle Markets S. Terrace Fremantle WA 6160
61-8-9386 3542

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Suffragette Jewellery first appeared in the 1890s when it was worn by campaigners for women’s right to vote. It was produced until 1918, when the first women were enfranchised. Suffragette jewellery is primarily made with green, white and violet stones, signifying “give women votes”. The stones have further meanings: green stood for hope, white for purity and violet for dignity. They might have looked like pretty pieces of jewellery, but the pieces were the expression of a desire to overturn the established mores of a society. Interest in suffragette jewellery has increased recently and prices have risen quickly. This rare Suffragette Bar Brooch features a central Green Peridot, 10 White Pearls and 2 Violet Amethysts in 15ct Gold. This item is unique and once sold cannot be replaced. Excellent condition. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED